Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Today is January 13, 2019. It marks Day 23 of the Trump government shutdown. I began on December 22. It’s now officially the longest government shutdown in United States history. How did we get here again? Trump wants $5.7 billion to build a 220-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Without funding for such a wall, he will … Continue reading “Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history”

Once, twice, three times a Trump government shutdown

If you awoke this morning feeling off-kilter, annoyed, or as though something was just off, it’s because of the federal government shutdown that went into effect early this morning. The reason for the shutdown is because President Trump declared he would not sign a spending bill into law unless it included $5.7 billion for a … Continue reading “Once, twice, three times a Trump government shutdown”